Coronavirus Information (COVID-19)
March 23, 2020
Stay home, save lives. Effective midnight, March 24, 2020, the governor issued an executive order requiring people to stay home except for essential needs, in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Stay informed, and stay well.
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Lane Community College is open. Lane continues to carefully monitor the COVID-19 situation and related guidance from the governor and state and county health authorities. This page will be updated as information changes. Learn more about steps you can take to protect yourself from the virus.
COVID-19 symptoms may be flu-like, ranging from mild to serious, and include:
- Difficulty breathing.
The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. It is thought that symptoms may appear between 2 days and 14 days of exposure to the virus. Stay home when you are sick. If you have symptoms of fever and respiratory illness, call your health provider in advance. Learn more about what to do if you're sick.
The LCC Health Clinic is closed for appointments. If you are a student with medical questions or concerns, you can call (541) 463-5665 during normal business hours to speak with someone.
Through at least May 8, there will be no non-essential travel for college business, including within the state of Oregon. Employees should communicate with their manager for guidance on any travel.
Effective Friday March 13, and through at least May 8, Lane Community College will cancel all nonessential events on college property. This applies to events at LCC’s Center for Meeting and Learning (CML), and all college and community-related performances, activities, and athletic events occurring on LCC campuses and facilities. Where possible, arrangements should be made to postpone internal campus meetings and/or move to Zoom videoconferencing.
Spring Term Courses
Spring term will begin one week late, on April 6, and end on June 13 as schedule. Aside from some Health Professions courses, all classes will be conducted online. Your instructor will be in contact with you by March 30 via email or Moodle regarding changes to course delivery. We will continue to provide updated guidance and support.
As many colleges, including Lane, move much instruction online, some companies are offering free or low cost services to help you stay connected from home. Learn more about free wifi and low cost internet and computers. Learn more about taking classes online at Lane.